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Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Gumout OneNDone overdose or underdose? by Hollow @ Today at 02:44 AM

Originally Posted By: SmoqueedGumout One-N-Done does NOT contain PEA. It's basically Gumout's version of Seafoam. Now, Gumout's All In One does have PEA, and at a higher concentration than the traditional Regane. https://gumout.com/wp-content/upload
Automotive General Topics
^ From what I understand the new Fiesta ST unfortunately won't be coming to the US. Not sure about Canada, but I doubt it's coming there either. I've got 33,000 miles on my 2015 Focus 1.0 and still think it's a wonderful engine.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Shopping for a transmission cooler by DoubleWasp @ Today at 01:52 AM

Oh, I have utilized that exact cooler in many a custom application before. It's gold. For my really ridiculous stuff, my go-to is the Super Duty transmission cooler. Now that's a despicably large tranny cooler.
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: BMW LL01 alternate oils by edyvw @ Today at 01:50 AM

Quote:How can that be? One is viscosity, the other ones are certifications. Those all had to be met, not just one of them. Yeah, but VW 502.00 was not specified until technical bulletin in 2001. After that, what really matters is VW 502.00, not a g
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Low SAPS oil question by edyvw @ Today at 01:45 AM

So wait, your engine runs hot (I heard other engines run hot too, including BMW) and it will cook 5W30 MB 229.51 but not 5W40 MB229.51? One seriously can read all kind of stuff on BITOG.
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2017 Nissan Rogue Rental from Enterprise by L_Sludger @ Today at 01:41 AM

My sincere thanks to everyone who replied to my review. The remarks are very kind and encouraging. You're a great group of people.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: F-35 Fighter Too Big To Fail by DoubleWasp @ Today at 01:40 AM

Originally Posted By: BMWTurboDzlOriginally Posted By: DoubleWaspWhatever the F35 is or isn't, the superiority of the US military global network will ensure that pretty much the entire planet continues to cower at the idea of truly taking us on in a
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
As an aside, that can be a bit funny, since if it has ACEA 2012 specs, those are built off of CJ-4.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Should I leave a little used oil in? ( DNewton3 ) by userfriendly @ Today at 01:26 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7VxOlUVjoA Oil change acceleration test before 'n after, why you should change your engine's oil.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: VW Says Fiat Diesels Spew More Pollution too by edhackett @ Today at 01:24 AM

Originally Posted By: SonofJoeHey Shannow, I think we've been busted! EdHackett, as someone on the other side of the fence, I'd be interested to hear your take on the VW diesel emissions thing. As I see it, it was always obvious that when it comes t
Computers
Jump to new posts Re: External HD for Backups by Garak @ Today at 01:23 AM

And a tarball is far superior for backup, too.
Detail and Wax
Very nice, Richard. I'm waiting for updates on the other work you've been doing!
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Viscosity ran nicely off the rails by the end. As I've mentioned many times, the taxis went always to 6,000 mile (10,000 km) OCIs with Quaker State conventional. On those engines that did need a new camshaft (wonderful Chevy small blocks), there wa
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: F1 - 2017 European Grand Prix by Garak @ Today at 01:10 AM

Thanks for the post. It seems likes Monisha won't be there this weekend.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: New QSUD spec sheet by Garak @ Today at 01:01 AM

Don't bother. The QS line has traditionally shown decent Noack numbers for an ILSAC lube, at least through the last few years.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Which of these wheels looks better to you? by FordCapriDriver @ Today at 12:55 AM

The car had Pirelli's Cinturato CN36 Tyres on it when it was new, and since Pirelli is making them again i was planning on getting a set, they would go on the original set of wheels as they are not available in 205/60, and since i don't put more than
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Why are Rotella T5 & T6 so volatile? by Garak @ Today at 12:53 AM

I don't doubt its importance, but we have to watch what we divine out of that. Mola has posted months ago that there are ways to get some impressive Noacks without fantastic base stocks. Like I said, run a monograde, and you'll have a fantastic Noa
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Nissan RB25det Neo oil questions by Garak @ Today at 12:49 AM

Originally Posted By: NEO25DET Thanks for the reply FlyNavyP3, I have just heard that Mobil 1 changed their formula and isn't as good as it use to be. In addition to what's already been said, formulations do change regularly. This is nothing new. S
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Gorilla Nutz by Colt45ws @ Today at 12:48 AM

I had their lug nuts before. Great looking product, though I used the ones with the stainless caps over the steel nut. I didnt wanna risk the chrome ones because I worked it a tire shop and had never seen a chrome lug without peeling plating. I dont
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5w-20 vs 5w-30 in a 2017 Elantra by 901Memphis @ Today at 12:38 AM

Yep 5w30 will have a thicker minimum oil film than the 20
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Please ID K-frame wood grips by Oro_O @ Today at 12:37 AM

Originally Posted By: OneEyeJack+1, Ahrends, maybe moradillo wood, vintage combat style grip. Excellent grips. No, those are the Retro Targets, not the combat style. The combat style is like the single panel grip in the left of the photo below. Y
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Cold running modern diesels... by edhackett @ Today at 12:18 AM

Originally Posted By: Shannow170-175F My VM runs typically at 203F water and a few degrees warmer for the oil. It has urea injection. Ed
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Car and Motorcycle Oil filter question by Gokhan @ Today at 12:06 AM

Originally Posted By: bbheroI think that the Fram orange cans are MUCH better than what you state or believe. Plus they are FAR better than the Purolator offerings in the 14610 and 7317 sizes. Look at some of the recent 7317 Fram orange cans that hav
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Engine downsizing comes with downside by edhackett @ Yesterday at 11:59 PM

Originally Posted By: Ducked OK, then:- In the context of IC engines, I suppose it'd be defendable to apply the term "pre-detonation" to the pre-ignition-induced detonation situation I described, IF it occurs. (Sheesh!) The situation
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Toyota oil-filter list with dimensions by Gokhan @ Yesterday at 11:57 PM

My measurements on the Fram PH2951 and Purolator L10241/Bosch 3330 using the pictures turned out to be 100% accurate, when I used the actual oil filters to verify them! Toyota 90915-YZZF2 measures 42 mm. Its gasket's inner diameter is only 54 mm. M
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